Save the Music 2! Arturo Sandoval’s 2nd Annual Concert at the Alex Benefits GUSD Music Programs 1

Star trumpeter Arturo Sandoval returns to the Alex Theatre with his “Big Band” and a GUSD “All-Star Band” for the benefit Save the Music 2!, Saturday, February 15 at 8pm.

Sandoval’s Big Band includes some of LA’s most accomplished musicians, all masters of the jazz, Latin infused Afro-Cuban rhythms Sandoval is known for. Bring your students to this concert! They’ll be thrilled with the music, and getting them in the door costs next to nothing (see below).[…]



Tix for Gifts

Need a place to take visitors, or a last-minute gift inspiration? During your shopping trip, stop by the Alex or at The Americana at Brand Concierge Desk to pick up tickets to Upcoming Shows at the Alex Theatre. If you are shopping online, it’s even easier. There are different Christmas […]

Hollywood Literary Variety Show Comes to Icis in Glendale

Another great literary program heads to Glendale! Tongue & Groove, a monthly literary variety show nominated for “Best Reading” by LA Weekly, will be held Sunday, September 22, 6-7:30pm at Icis, the new apartment residence complex at 546 W. Colorado Blvd., Glendale. The show, in its 10th year of production, […]



Families, Friends, Neighbors Cast in Stepping Stone Players’ Oliver! in Northwest Glendale – Opening Night August 2

The Stepping Stone Players bring Lionel Bart’s Oliver! to Glendale starting August 2 with a local cast of almost 60 children and adults, including 14 families. Stepping Stone productions are hyper-local, fun, family-friendly entertainment. The Diamond Award winning summer theatre group is acclaimed for combining all ages, skill levels and […]

Stepping Stone Players Seek Social Media Partners, Sponsors

The Stepping Stone Players, a Diamond Award winning community theatre group, has produced musical theatre programs in Glendale since 2000 with local children and adults and live orchestras in Hayhurst Hall at Hoover High School. The theatre group already partners with Glendale Arts and Lexus of Glendale, it just joined the Glendale Chamber of Commerce, and it is now seeking social media exposure, partnerships, and promotional tie-ins from local businesses for its upcoming show and ongoing work.  



Live Talks Los Angeles Bringing Burt Bacharach, Mitch Albom, More Great Conversations to the Alex Theatre

The Alex Theatre is the latest venue for Live Talks Los Angeles, a series of great live conversations between leaders who have earned fame and fortune. Past programs have filled the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica, Gensler HQ in downtown Los Angeles, the Crawford Family Forum in Pasadena and the […]

My Interview with Glendale Pops Director Matt Catingub on His Razoo Page – Check It Out, Click to Donate!

Catingub can write brilliant original arrangements, he has a world class orchestra to back him up, and he can work with established stars and new artists in various musical styles and ensembles. He wants to create a unique Glendale Pops experience based on this variety: “We need to create something […]



Thoughts on Digital Age Library Design from…Library Books

Preparing for the April 8 Glendale community meeting on renovation plans for the Central Library, I reviewed my notes on two books recently borrowed from the library: The Architecture of Knowledge: The Library of the Future, checked out in print form The Architecture of Happiness, downloaded from the 3M Cloud […]